Wisconsin Rapids (WXOW) — Governor Tony Evers ordered flags to fly at half-staff for Nicholas Janz.
Janz is a Wisconsin Rapids native who died on July 1 at Volk Field. Officials say he was repairing runway lights when he touched a live electrical source.
Janz was a facility maintenance specialist with the Department of Military Affairs.
According to an obituary, he worked at Volk Field since 2010. He leaves behind a wife and three children, including numerous other family members.
A service is scheduled for Saturday, July 6 in Warrens, WI.